[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM Persian]

 

[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets.]

[Personal information has been redacted.]

[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]

 

[Newspaper:] Seday-e Mellion  

[Date:] 26 Ordibehesht 1334 [17 May 1955]

[Issue No.:] 116

 

The Confidential Instruction to the Departments

In the middle of last week, the government, in a secret circular to all the ministries and government departments, directed them to immediately prepare a list of the Baha’i individual members and send it to the prime minister for study and decision-making.

It is said that the government intends that, after the compilation of the mentioned list, any employee who was ready to withdraw from this faith … [unfinished].